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Pitt overpowered by FSU, sustains 3-game skid

Sophomore guard Au’Diese Toney scored 15 points during Pitt’s 82-67 loss to Florida State on Tuesday.

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

February 19, 2020

And on Tuesday, the trajectory of both teams kept constant. The Panthers (15-12 overall, 6-10 ACC) were overpowered by No. 8 Florida State, (22-4 overall, 12-3 ACC) 82-67 on Tuesday night. The Seminoles avenged their opening-night loss to the Panthers and remained in the hunt for a No. 1 seed in March’s NCAA Tournament.

Panthers falter in second half vs. FSU, lose 66-41

First-year guard Dayshanette Harris finished with a team-high 17 points in the game.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

February 2, 2020

In a lopsided matchup against No. 14 Florida State in the 13th annual Pink the Pete game, Pitt women’s basketball played close for most of the game, but were unable to sustain solid play, eventually being blown out, 66-41. 

Pitt needs defense to protect the Pete vs. FSU

Trey McGowens (2) was the highest-rated player from head coach Jeff Capel's first recruiting class.

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 4, 2019

The turning tides of college basketball have brought new faces to familiar foes. After upsetting then No. 11 FSU last January, Pitt welcomes the Seminoles for a rematch on Wednesday night, eager to open the next stage of their rebuild with a bang.

Seminoles steamroll Pitt women’s basketball, 78-46

Sophomore forward Jaala Henry (22) drives past Taylor Koenen (1) of UNC.

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019

The Panthers reverted back to their old ways Sunday, losing 78-46 to No. 21 Florida State in Tallahassee.

Q&A: Mike Bell looks to bring improvement to Pitt Baseball

Head coach Mike Bell (right) with Athletic Director Heather Lyke.

By Tyler Moran, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019

On July 10, Mike Bell became the fifth head coach in history of Pitt baseball. Prior to coming to Pitt, Bell was the pitching coach for Florida State for seven years.

Pitt upsets No. 11 Florida State 75-62

First-year guard Trey McGowens attempts a dunk during Pitt’s 75-62 victory over Florida State Monday evening.

By Andrew Kelly, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019

First-year Trey McGowens notched his second 30 point game of his career in Pitt’s upset over Florida State on Monday night.

White About Now: New Women’s Basketball Coach Meets Pitt

Pitt’s new women’s basketball head coach Lance White speaks at Thursday’s press conference in the Petersen Events Center. (Photo by Anas Dighriri | Staff Photographer)

By Joanna Li | Staff Writer

April 19, 2018

When Lance White watched Jeff Capel — the next head coach of Pitt’s men’s basketball team — speak about his late father’s advice to take time and sleep on big decisions, he figured he would follow that advice if he was ever given the same opportunity. Instead, when he was offered the role as ...

Seminoles smother Panthers, 88-75

First-year guard Shamiel Stevenson scored 17 points during Pitt’s 88-75 loss to Florida State Sunday. (Photo by Anas Dighriri | Staff Photographer)

By Michael Nitti | Staff Writer

February 18, 2018

For the fifth straight time this season, the Pitt men’s basketball set a school record — this time after an 88-75 road loss to Florida State on Sunday — extending the team’s record losing streak to 15. This time, the Panthers (8-20 overall, 0-15 ACC) kept it close — leading the Seminoles (19-8...

No. 15 Miami hold off No. 24 Florida State in basketball

By Michelle Kaufman | Miami Herald

January 8, 2018

While most of the nation braced for record-breaking cold weather and ice storms on Sunday, South Florida warmed up significantly, as did the 15th-ranked University of Miami men's basketball team. Playing in front of a near-capacity crowd and 17 NBA scouts, the Hurricanes made 13 of their first 14...

Fearsome foes: Pitt men’s basketball’s five toughest teams

The University of North Carolina men's basketball team will be one of Pitt's toughest opponents this season. Pitt News File Photo

By Joe Rokicki / Staff Writer

November 2, 2015

After a difficult season one year ago, the Pitt men’s basketball team’s road to rebounding won’t get any easier. With the 2015-16 college basketball season imminent, the Panthers will return to the hardwood trying to improve upon a 19-15 overall finish last season. Pitt will feature several new f...

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